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Alaska Airlines Magazine, May 1, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Canoe Ridge Vineyard Merlot

"These grapes come from softer, dustier soils, which produce Old-world style tannins, That's what gives you those dark, jammy, black and red fruit characteristics." said Alex, senior guest services representative. This wine pairs well with red meats, strong cheeses, stews, lamb, even a good burger.

Alaska Airlines Magazine, May 1, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Artist Series Red Blend

This wine has dark, ripe fruit that typifies these wines, and the soy-tobacco aromas that result from aging in French-oak barrels.

StateWays, May 1, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Stateways highlights the success of Chateau Ste. Michelle, 14 Hands, and Motto Wines as they recap the 2016 Growth Brand Award winners.

Food & Wine, May 1, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Food & Wine Magazine selects Chateau Ste. Michelle’s BLEND experience on Holland America’s Koningsdam ship as one of “12 Reasons to Cruise Right Now”.

Wine Spectator, April 30, 2016

90 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

Wine Spectator featured an article, “100 great Values from the New World that find inspiration in the classic wines of France”, mentioning if you like Bordeaux try Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

Good Fruit Growers, April 29, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle's Cold Creek Vineyard

Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Cold Creek Vineyard was featured in a Good Fruit Grower piece about the growing demand for Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington and the rise of potential Cabernet Sauvignon clones in vineyards here.

Urban Bliss (blog), April 27, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Urban Bliss Life features the Chateau Ste. Michelle Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon in their “10 Wines to Try: Spring 2016.”

"The Canoe Ridge Estate 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is an excellent representation of the best of the wines of this area. You get big red flavors with this wine, combined with subtle hints of spice and smooth, silky tannins. I really loved this wine."

Wines Northwest, April 21, 2016

“Wines of the Week”

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Cold Creek Vineyard Chardonnay

Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Cold Creek Vineyard was established in 1973, making it one of Washington’s oldest plantings. The venerable vines produce small clusters of intense fruit – flavor packed and concentrated. I enjoy the complexity of this wine, reveling in tropical, toasty and citrus aromas with flavors of vanilla and caramel enhancing the palate.

Shanken News Daily, April 19, 2016

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Wine Spectator’s Tim Fish featured a story about Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ acquisition of Sonoma’s Patz & Hall this week. The article highlighted the legacy of both wineries in the industry and commitment to quality.

Great Northwest Wine, April 8, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Great Northwest Wine highlighted many brands from the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Portfolio who shined at the ninth annual American Fine Wine Competition Gala. The SMWE portfolio won “gold six times which generated more than 750 entries.” Spring Valley Vineyard, Col Solare and Chateau Ste. Michelle were all awarded.

The Columbian, April 8, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Canoe Ridge Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

The Columbian featured the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Canoe Ridge Estate and the Columbia Crest 2013 H3 Cabernet Sauvignon as two notable wines to try from the Horse Heaven Hills.

"The depth of flavors in this wine made it the hands down winner in this line up for me. 88% Cabernet Sauvignon"

Great Northwest Wine, April 6, 2016

Canoe Ridge Estate

Great Northwest Wine interviewed and highlighted Mimi Nye, who is retiring today after 30 years and leaving a great legacy at Canoe Ridge Estate.

The Herald (Everett, WA), April 3, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Artist Series Red Blend Columbia Valley

The Sunday Herald highlighted the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Artist Series Red Blend as one of Andy Perdue and Eric Degerman’s favorites from the recent Cascadia Wine Competition… “Adorned with art from Dale Chihuly and the wine inside is equally a masterpiece. Flavors of Coffee, black cherry and black currant parade across the palate."

Wine & Spirits, April 1, 2016

89 points, “Best Buy”

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Chardonnay Columbia Valley

Simple and sweet, this steal of a chardonnay rallies with firm, focused pear flavors, crisp and fresh. Chill it for aperitifs.

Wine & Spirits, April 1, 2016

90 points, “Best Buy”

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Dry Riesling Columbia Valley

A remarkable wine for the price, this generous riesling leads with green and yellow apple scents, with a lees and cinnamon-like accent. The flavors are simple but satisfying, balanced and irresistibly mouthwatering.

Portland Monthly, April 1, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Portland Monthly highlights top Washington wineries and craft breweries and features the success of Chateau Ste. Michelle and the Woodinville wine industry.

Wine & Spirits, April 1, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Wine & Spirits 27th Annual Restaurant Poll
- #19 Most Popular Wine Brand in America’s Restaurants
- #3 Most Popular Wine Bottle Under $50
- #24 Most Popular Cabernet Sauvignon
- #1 Most Popular Riesling Brand

Wine Spectator, March 31, 2016

89 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Chardonnay Columbia Valley

On the lighter side, with lemon curd and spice flavors on a sleek frame, picking up fresh green fig notes as the finish lingers.

Wine Spectator, March 31, 2016

89 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Dry Riesling Columbia Valley

Light, soft, floral and appealing, with green apple, mint and mineral flavors that come together smoothly on the dry finish.

Wine Spectator, March 31, 2016

90 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2012 Indian Wells Red Blend Columbia Valley

Velvety and round, with rich, expressive blueberry, currant and meaty flavors on a supple frame. The finish rolls out gracefully. This has presence and style. Syrah, Merlot, Grenache, Malbec, Cabernet Franc and Mourvèdre.

Wine Spectator, March 30, 2016

90 points

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley

In his March 30th blog for Wine Spectator, Tim Fish wrote about “No Tax Write-Offs Needed for These Value Wines” and included the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley (90 points) citing it as “expressive and balanced.”

Wines Northwest, March 21, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills

This delicious wine from the Horse Heaven Hills AVA came from the warm 2014 vintage as did most of the wines in this tasting. The warmest vintage in many years, the resulting wines offer layers of complex Chardonnay fruit and an appealing mouthfeel to accompany food. Look for aromas of citrus and apple with notes of vanilla and spice. The palate follows with a complex finish that adds stone fruits and flinty mineral.

Wines Northwest, March 21, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay

Wines Northwest reviewed and selected the Chateau Ste. Michelle 2014 Canoe Ridge Estate Chardonnay as a versatile Chardonnay and wine of the week, March 21, 2016.

Look for aromas of citrus and apple with notes of vanilla and spice. The palate follows with a complex finish that adds stone fruits and flinty mineral.

Good Fruit Growers, March 18, 2016

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Good Fruit Grower featured the announcement of Mimi Nye’s retirement after 35 years at Chateau Ste. Michelle.

Indian Wells label on bottle